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Is Baxter International Inc.(NYSE: BAX), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 10/27/1981. Baxter International Inc. is in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry and Healthcare sector. Average volume for Baxter International Inc., is 9056, and so far today it has a volume of 1837041. Performance year to date since the 10/27/1981 is 26.62%.

To help you determine whether Baxter International Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 5.54 and forward P/E is 24.63. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Baxter International Inc. has a value for PEG of 0.45. P/S ratio is 2.65 and the P/B ratio is 2.93. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is *TBA and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Baxter International Inc. is trading at, 48.65 (1.30% today), Baxter International Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.08%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 3.90%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 8.66, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 14.37% after growing -79.90% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 121.10%, and -70.50% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 554.56, and the number of shares float is 551.23. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.10%, and institutional ownership is at 91.00%. The float short is 3.79%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.3. Management has seen a return on assets of *TBA, and also a return on investment of 3.40%.

The ability for Baxter International Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is *TBA, and quick ratio is *TBA. Long term debt/equity is *TBA and total debt/equity is *TBA. In terms of margins, Baxter International Inc. has a gross margin of 40.20%, with its operating margin at 7.30%, and Baxter International Inc. has a profit margin of 47.70%.

The 52 week high is 0.30%, with 52.52% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 7.94% and the 200 day simple moving average is 20.49%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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